There's no rest for the chilly! 🌨️🌨️🌨️ Dr. Wijy is demonstrating an exercise he's using with the runners who come to our office - if you love to run but are facing some challenges, we can get you back on track! Our docs have a whole arsenal of exercises and treatments that will help you put your best foot forward at your next race!
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0 110 minutes ago
// Use it, move it or loose it.
The body thrives on movement, we need it & we know this as it makes us feel great long term. Unfortunately many of us are not getting enough in our daily lives. Do you feel you are struggling to prioritise exercise? Opposed to scheduling strict exercise routines, perhaps making it part of your everyday life works. Try swapping 20 minutes of your lunch break for a walk around the block, swap one episode of your favourite tv season for a 30 minute walk or take that walk or cycle to the shop instead of jumping in the car. Fresh air, nature & movement are a winning combination.
Simplicity works & your body will thank you.
You are missing out on soooo much if you are not being present. Your success is slowing down, your momentum is losing speed. ⠀
Being present is not turning off your mind, it’s relishing in the moment that’s at hand, learning from the minutes where you are just living with no expectations or plans for the next second. ⠀
Take in deep breaths, don’t miss out on what’s happening right now. Be present. Trust me, you’ll find greater things happening the more you are. ⠀
1 221 minutes ago
Pilates is for everyone! These three are making shoulder bridge on the tower look easy... 😳 #itsnot
It’s cold, it’s windy but this never stops me getting outside and flowing. Practicing for tomorrow night where we’re learning a new flow in class. Sign up for my newsletter in my bio to find out more about the pop up classes and courses starting soon. Come & ignite your inner beast!!
🏋🏻♀️ Why does weight training make us stronger? 🧘🏻♂️ Why does a yoga practice make us more flexible?
💪🏼 It’s because our bodies adapt to the stimuli we throw at it.
👨🏻💻 The same thing happens when we sit at a desk all day. Our bodies adapt to ALL stimuli, not just the positive ones. There is no selection bias.
What happens when we sit?
1️⃣ Spinal posture control begins to weaken gradually.
2️⃣ Hip and shoulder stiffness begin to develop to compensate for the loss of core control.
3️⃣ We become professional “sitters” and subpar “movers”. 🚶🏻♀️🚶🏼♂️👎🏼
So if you want to be a pain-free and happy mover, reverse the steps listed above.
🆒 Develop torso core control at the SAME TIME you put your hips and shoulders in safe, stretchy positions.
Spend more time engaged, and less time disengaged.
Stand taller and live longer, my friends 👭👫👬🙌🏼
Break time. A couple of post-natal patients and my own mothering body promoted me to dig this out again for some reminders, changes of perspective and anatomical common sense. Katy Bowman @nutritiousmovement has an incredible talent for explaining human anatomy and function and why movement is so much more important than exercise. My favourite podcast to listen to and recommend and so relevant to every single human.
State attente ragazze .... 💪😉😂
È ora di sfatare alcuni miti 🙌🏼 troppo spesso nelle palestre, noi donne siamo restie ad allenarci con i pesi 🏋🏽♀per paura di sviluppare troppi muscoli, diventare grosse e perdere la nostra femminilità!! È FALSO non devi credere ad una sciocchezza del genere ❌
Quando vedete donne che gareggiano che non vi piacciono è perché
1) si sono fatte il mazzo per arrivare a quei livelli
2) ci sono voluti anni
3) hanno una genetica da paura
4) in alcuni casi fanno uso di farmaci dopanti 💉
State tranquille 😌😌 Per aumentare i volumi a certi livelli, ci vogliono anni di sacrifici e duro lavoro quindi non abbiate paura dei pesi perché potranno solo ARMONIZZARE il vostro corpo , renderlo tonico forte e definito , sono gli unici che possono alzare “a dovere “ i vostri glutei e che aumenteranno tantissimo il vostro metabolismo 🙌🏼😍☺☺💪 Scopri di più sui miei programmi su 🌸 vivytrainer.com 🌸
I found this on @gaithappens and they are really worth a read if you are interested. In layman’s terms this is saying if you are stable through your core (that’s not just your abs, but your trunk muscles as a whole), your brain will feel the stability. When your brain knows your body is stable, your joints at points further away are allowed to be more mobile... knee/ankle pain or sore feet anyone? Exercise to stabilise the body benefits people of all ages, you don’t have to live with pain, you can do something about it. You just need someone to show you how. 🙂 if you would like to learn more feel free to message for an appointment. #sportsmassage#sportstherapy#rehab#movementpatterns#functionalmovement#painrelief#retrainyourbrain#mindfulexercise
Many of us fall into the trap of developing walking patterns that go on to negatively affect the rest of our body or our performance. Walking is something that most of us take for granted and that not many of us do all that well. Unfortunately for most of us our biomechanics or walking posture is not brought to our attention until we have developed symptoms like heel pain or knee pain.
Get proactive and instead of walking for the sake of it, why not ensure you're walking with your bodies health and longevity in mind. •
Start assessing how movements you make daily such as walking might be negatively impacting your body and putting you at increased risk of developing pain or injuries. Then learn how to move well to help your body function as well as it can for as long as it can.
Book an online assessment to have your gait and movement patterns assessed 👣
2 474 hours ago
Meet Erin ( @erin__galloway ) She came to me looking to fix an ongoing issue with her shoulder. After working through some basic movements as part of a screening process, we found that Ez had some major issues with mobility through her shoulder and thoracic spine. Along with that, she was pretty tight through her pectorals and hip flexors. Not uncommon for those who spend hours each day at a desk.
We put a massive amount of work into improving her mobility through her shoulders and thoracic spine as well as developing strength through the glutes and musculature of the upper back.
Before, Erin’s scapulas has a tough time moving. Rows were tough and chin-ups were out of the question, purely due to a lack of mobility. Now look! Good movement!
We followed a process. Improve mobility then start to build strength. It’s incredibly important. There’s no point applying load to something that’s not moving properly. It not only increases risk of injury, but it forms bad “movement habits”. We need to ensure ourselves, and others we work with, move properly before applying load. Don’t apply load to dysfunction. The awesome thing about this is after watching all the hard work Ez has put in, she’s now greatly improved her mobility and can start to effectively build strength through the major muscle groups of the posterior chain. Doing so not only keeps Ez moving well, but it’ll also improve her posture and greatly reduce her chance of injury later in life.
Unreal work, Ez! Unassisted chin-ups aren’t far away! You’re an absolute weapon! 💪
TURKISH GET UP
1️⃣Promuove la lateralizzazione incrociata (permettendo all’emisfero cerebrale destro di lavorare con il lato di sinistro)
2️⃣Promuove la stabilità della parte superiore del corpo
3️⃣Promuove la stabilità della parte inferiore del corpo
4️⃣Promuove la stabilità riflessiva del tronco e degli arti
5️⃣Lega il braccio destro alla gamba sinistra e il braccio sinistro alla gamba destra
6️⃣Fa in modo che gli arti superiori lavorino reciprocamente (anche le gambe)
7️⃣Stimola il sistema vestibolare (1 dei 3 sensi che contribuiscono all’equilibrio)
8️⃣Stimola il sistema visivo (il secondo di 3 sensi che contribuiscono all’equilibrio)
9️⃣Stimola il sistema propriocettivo (il 3° dei tre sistemi che contribuiscono all’equilibrio)
1️⃣0️⃣Promuove la consapevolezza spaziale
1️⃣1️⃣Sviluppa uno spostamento anteriore/posteriore del peso
1️⃣2️⃣Sviluppa la forza della parte superiore del corpo, la forza del tronco e la forza delle anche
Muscoli principali coinvolti
Curva apprendimento: difficile
Miglioramento tecnico: elevato
Aumento mobilità articolare: elevato
Aumento forza: medio/alto
Aumento massa muscolare: medio/basso
Range of motion: medio
Possibilità sovraccarico progressivo: medio
When You Want to Change, You Will Change | This week’s blog post shows teacher Michelle Pitman's journey from being a prescription-based teacher to becoming an empowerment-based teacher. Empowerment teaching/coaching enriches clients’ experiences and sense of ownership over their wellness. In contrast to prescriptive teaching, it sets people up for a lifetime of movement exploration, rather than needing to rely on someone else to fix you. It is not necessarily the easier path, but it certainly is the most rewarding. Read now on the TUF Blog – link in bio!
2 16713 hours ago
Please know that I’ve practiced all three of these exercises 100+ times over and over and failed 99 of those times. They still aren’t perfect but definitely proud of where I am with them... especially that double clan push-up at the end. So before you think, or leave a comment saying something like holy crap I could never do that, just remember I couldn’t either countless times before I could! Keep at it and you’ll ALWAYS reach those goals I PROMISE!!💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻